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  • noun

Synonyms for fixed charge

a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc

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The PUCO moved some of the charges that have been in the volumetric portion of the bill to a monthly fixed charge, while reducing the charge for each unit of gas consumed.
However, the bank's right to rely on a fixed charge on book debts in this way has been delivered a serious blow by a Privy Council Judgment in the case of Brumark Investments.
The fixed charges are 60% lower than ordinary charges or 10 yen for three minutes.
A great deal of this increase in income before fixed charges can be attributed to cost savings reductions and productivity improvements," Berins said.
The 'BB+' IDR reflects AEC's good fixed charge coverage ratio that is driven by a consistently performing multifamily property portfolio primarily focused in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the U.
In addition, Fitch IBCA stressed KRT's fixed charge coverage by applying a constant refinance rate of 10.
Taking into account the effects of gains, FR's earnings covered fixed charges by higher levels.
5x, and the ratio of Simon's EBITDA, adjusted to reflect capitalized expenditures, to fixed charges declines to 2.
The Company will continue to explore the opportunity to enhance our senior debt/subordinated debt credit facilities to strengthen our balance sheet and reduce our interest expense and fixed charges.
6 times fixed charges over the period from 1987 to 1991, and earnings are estimated to have been 6.
Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN), dba NW Natural, has completed a multi-step refinancing that will reduce its fixed charges and contribute to earnings in coming years.
Income before fixed charges for this type of hotel was an average 36.
31, 2002, AGLR's debt to capitalization ratio approximated 56% with cash flow coverage of fixed charges of about 4.
30, 1991, the company's ratio of income to fixed charges and debt as a percentage of net tangible assets was in violation of the foregoing requirements regarding the ratio of income to fixed charges and the debt limitation.
AmerUs Group's life and annuity businesses have produced steady earnings, which are more than sufficient to cover fixed charges.